Monday, June 7, 2010

Spill Baby, Spill

It's not good. And it's going to get a lot worse before it starts getting better. A week ago, the NYTimes reported 491 dead birds, 227 dead sea turtles, and 27 dead mammals. (photo credit: IBRRC)

A Gulf of Mexico fishing ban now extend 60,683 square miles, and scientists project the ocean current to carry the oil up the Atlantic in the upcoming months. What can we do about it?

The National Audubon Society has set up an action center to link volunteers with organizations in need of hands. Check out the site or read the FAQ to see if you can contribute.


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